Article of the Month
Dec 4, 2016
Top Ten Tips for Co-Parenting-Part2
Encourage your child to communicate. It is so important for them to feel safe and free to share whatever feelings they may have.
Nov 10, 2016
Ways to help the angry child of divorce be thankful at Thanksgiving
Many times the child of divorce doesn’t comprehend the idea of being grateful. As a matter of fact many children of divorce get angry over the holidays. Being thankful is not on their minds at all. Even if you are teaching about being thankful, they may not understand the concept because of the anger they are experiencing.
Nov 4, 2016
Top Ten Tips for Co-Parenting-Part 1
Clearly communicate that your child is loved. Children have a remarkable ability to heal when given the support and love they need. Your words, actions and abilities to remain consistent are all important tools to reassure your children of your unchanging love.
Nov 23, 2016
Being Thankful When We Don’t Feel Like It
But what if you really don’t feel thankful? What if you are surrounded in pain, feeling lonely and don’t even want to celebrate with friends and family? I know that feeling too, all too well. So what do you do when you are surrounded with people who love you and want you to be happy but it is taking all the energy you have just to wear a smile?
Oct 22, 2016
The Anxious Leaf
The leaves are changing, the air is cooler and school is well on it’s way. Fall….the beauty of it, the close of the warm sun replaced by the cool breeze. When I got remarried I was blessed with 3 more step children. They were born and raised in Southern Mississippi. They talk about it being 90 degrees there now and it is so hard to believe not being able to enjoy the beauty of fall. As much as I love the heat of summer, I can’t imagine not experiencing the rich colors that fall brings.
It makes me think of a little story. Let me share it with you.
Sep 22, 2016
Mans Best Friend or should I say Girl’s Best Friend
Tonight is a sad night. It’s the night before I’m putting my pup to sleep. She has been with me through a lot. We brought her home the night after my father’s surgery at Mayo. I remember it as if it were yesterday, but in reality it’s been 11 years ago and a lifetime in tears.